1. How Social Media Saved a Legendary MMA Fighter Plagued by Thoughts of Suicide

    On a snowy morning in January 2016, I sat in the living room of former MMA fighter and kickboxer Gary Goodridge in Barrie, Ontario. The walls were plastered with memorabilia. Pictures and posters showcased his iconic grimace...

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  2. What Is Patriots' Day? Your Introduction to Boston's Greatest Holiday

    Before it became the title of a less than great movie starring Mark Wahlberg , Patriots' Day was known foremost as a day that captures the spirit of Boston more accurately than any other day of the year...

    Joon Lee Written by Joon Lee about 6 months ago 51,897 reads 0 comments

  3. B/R Kicks: Revisiting Kobe Bryant's Signature Sneakers

    Bidding farewell to Kobe Bryant after his retirement at the conclusion of the 2015-16 NBA season remains a hurdle many of us in the sneaker community haven't yet climbed over...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 6 months ago 9,236 reads 0 comments

  4. After 5 Years of BYU and Its Honor Code, Jamaal Williams Is Free. What Now?

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The expectation is to drink. And drink. And drink some more through a hazy Arizona weekend.  Jamaal Williams is free, damn it. Let's get this dance-at-any-moment, Instagramming free spirit some shots on the company...

    Tyler Dunne Written by Tyler Dunne about 6 months ago 311,160 reads 0 comments

  5. David Njoku Is a Rare NFL-Bound Talent from a Rare Family

    When you go to bed tonight, there will be one final thought for the day. It'll probably be about something mundane tied to everyday life, like a conversation with a co-worker, ...

    Sean Tomlinson Written by Sean Tomlinson about 6 months ago 41,597 reads 0 comments

  6. Russell Westbrook Breaks NBA Record for Single-Season Triple-Doubles

    When point guard Russell Westbrook nailed a three-pointer at the buzzer in the Oklahoma City Thunder 's 106-105 victory over the Denver Nuggets , that capped off a spectacular season and pushing the superstar point guard to multiple milestones...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 6 months ago 2,426 reads 0 comments

  7. That Time Light Heavyweight Contender Rumble Johnson Mauled a Much Smaller Foe

    One of the greatest examples of the absurd lengths fighters will go to while cutting weight is that light heavyweight contender Anthony "Rumble" Johnson spent a good portion of his career at welterweight...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 14,008 reads 0 comments

  8. That Time Nick Diaz and Paul Daley Fought the Best Round in MMA History

    Six years ago this week, MMA got its benchmark for the best five minutes imaginable. Strikeforce, a promotion that was the closest thing the UFC had to a North American competitor at the time, took to the airwaves with Strikeforce: Diaz vs...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 7 months ago 21,516 reads 0 comments

  9. Final Four Is Gonzaga Freshman's Big Chance to Show He's NBA-Ready, or Not

    GLENDALE, Ariz. — When Zach Collins walked onto the court for practice at the 75,000-seat University of Phoenix Stadium on Thursday, the Gonzaga freshman couldn't help but drop his jaw...

    Jason King Written by Jason King about 7 months ago 33,077 reads 0 comments

  10. How Cyndi Lauper Was Essential in the Launch of WWE WrestleMania

    Synthesizer-heavy music bleated, barely audible over the Madison Square Garden crowd, as Cyndi Lauper bounced toward the ring...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 7 months ago 5,211 reads 0 comments

  11. Best Seat in the House: WWE WrestleMania Through the Eyes of Referees

    Over 72,000 fans marveled as Undertaker and Shawn Michaels composed a WrestleMania masterpiece in 2009—a story of light versus dark, speed versus power, icon versus icon. Marty Elias stood on that same stage in Houston...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 7 months ago 33,301 reads 0 comments

  12. How Randy Savage vs. Ricky Steamboat Inspired a Generation at WrestleMania III

    As Randy Savage and Ricky Steamboat chopped each other's chests and flung each other around the ring at WWE WrestleMania III, they couldn't have known how loudly and long their effort would echo...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 7 months ago 16,094 reads 0 comments

  13. That Time Rampage Jackson Randomly Returned to the UFC for 1 Fight

    Combat sports is a bizarre space by any reasonable metric. People leather up and get paid to blast each other in the chops for the amusement of the general populace, and the one who does it better will often double his or her pay for winning...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 7 months ago 14,435 reads 0 comments

  14. Lee O'Donnell Makes History with Front Flip at Monster Jam World Finals

    Sure, you might be able to do a front flip, but have you ever attempted a front flip while driving a monster truck? Lee O'Donnell landed the first-ever front flip at the Monster Jam World Finals Sunday in front of a stunned crowd in Las Vegas...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 7 months ago 33,741 reads 0 comments

  15. The WWE WrestleMania Match That Vaulted Stone Cold Steve Austin to Superstardom

    Blood slid past Steve Austin's eyes as he howled in pain. It stuck to one of his front teeth and dotted the canvas with viscous, red drips. Unable to escape from Bret "The Hitman" Hart's Sharpshooter hold, Austin passed out...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 7 months ago 29,041 reads 0 comments

  16. How WrestleMania XXX Changed Everything for 'Shocked Undertaker Guy'

    Ellis Mbeh was all of us. When Brock Lesnar felled the immortal Undertaker at WrestleMania XXX, ending an undefeated streak that stretched back to 1991, Mbeh stood frozen at ringside...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 7 months ago 167,634 reads 0 comments

  17. That Time Joe Duffy Choked Out a Young Conor McGregor

    Joe Duffy laces 'em up this weekend at UFC Fight Night 107 in London. He's perhaps not the most famous guy on the UFC roster, even if he's 3-1 in the promotion and serving as a headliner for the prelims on Fight Pass against Reza Medadi...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 7 months ago 58,522 reads 0 comments

  18. New UFC Announcer Todd Grisham on His Debut and Working with Vince McMahon

    UPDATED (Post Fight 2/20/2017) On Sunday the first new voice since 2012 called the play-by-play action for a North American UFC show, as former WWE announcer Todd Grisham joined ...

    Jonathan Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 8 months ago 41,288 reads 0 comments

  19. Natasha Hastings Is Proving Speed Still Matters in the NFL, No Matter Its Source

    Before Natasha Hastings, a gold medal-winning Olympic sprinter, started training dozens of college athletes for the NFL draft this past Monday, she had one concern. It was a reasonable one...

    Mike Freeman Written by Mike Freeman about 8 months ago 89,340 reads 0 comments

  20. Top 5 Forgotten Super Bowl Plays

    Sometimes big plays are overshadowed by even bigger ones late in the game. Check out the five best runner-up plays in Super Bowl history. Editor's note: Specific NFL ...

    Caleb Turrentine Written by Caleb Turrentine about 8 months ago 16,149 reads 0 comments

  21. Scout: Tom Brady the Greatest of All Time? Not so Fast

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  22. Examining John Cena's Elimination Chamber History Ahead of SmackDown PPV

    The Elimination Chamber has provided proof that John Cena is WWE 's Superman, but the steel structure has also been his kryptonite ...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 8 months ago 9,331 reads 0 comments

  23. Super Bowl 2017: Quarter-by-Quarter Score, Final Stats for Patriots vs. Falcons

    It isn't too hyperbolic to suggest that Super Bowl LI was the most exciting NFL title game we've ever witnessed. The game gave us both the largest comeback and the first overtime in Super Bowl history...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 8 months ago 149,817 reads 0 comments

  24. Super Bowl 2017 Score: Quarter-by-Quarter Breakdown of Patriots vs. Falcons

    The past year in sports has been all about the unbelievable. No one expected the Cleveland Cavaliers to come back from down 3-1. No one thought the Chicago Cubs would do the same...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 9 months ago 130,232 reads 0 comments

  25. 84 Lumber Debuts Immigration Commercial During Super Bowl 51

    In its Super Bowl 51 commercial Sunday, 84 Lumber depicted a mother and a daughter's journey to becoming American citizens...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 9 months ago 82,684 reads 0 comments